"Field with red poppies" wool painting interactive online course with online tuition. (Suitable for Complete Beginners )
Wool painting or wool watercolour, as some people call it, is a unique relatively new technique which originated in St. Petersburg. This is not felt making. It is about creating a fibre picture using merino wool, silk and viscose.
Laying and shaping fibres, blending the colours together, creating beautiful textures and effects with a professional Artist Raya Brown is a great experience for complete beginners as well as people with some knowledge of Art and Craft. Following Raya’s step by step instructions you will create an amazing picture with some lovely watercolour effects and textures, which you will put in a frame at the end of a workshop. Join us on Zoom and enjoy tactile therapeutic experience of working with beautiful feather like strands of natural fibres in a comfortable atmosphere of your own home.
Using a great new format of learning in the virtual classroom environment via Zoom, you will have plenty of interaction with your tutor Raya Brown and like-minded students, receive individual help, show your work to the tutor as well as watch great quality live Art and Craft demonstrations.
The course will cover:
* Recreating a picture of a landscape with poppies in wool fibres
* Exploring the qualities of wool and experimenting with wool and other natural fibres
* Developing skills of working with loose fibres
* Learning techniques and methods of making a wool painting
* Unique therapeutic experience of working with natural fibres
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
You will receive plenty of individual help being guided and inspired by a professional Artist and Tutor Raya Brown. Small groups of learners and clear step-by-step instructions are guaranteed. You will receive a free video recording of this course.
What you will need
You will need 'Field with red poppies wool painting' kit which comes with a picture frame and all the necessary materials and fibres for the course. The kit will be posted to you and you need to order it in advance from Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio.
I had a fantastic day at Magic Wool Studio with Raya Brown on 5th of March. She is a professional artist and an inspirational teacher! Totally enjoyed the workshop! I made some lovely flowers! Would recommend it to anyone!
I attended this workshop last Sunday. I learned so much about wet felting and created 2 lovely flowers for my daughters. I enjoyed every minute of the workshop and I am planning to attend a few more classes at Magic Wool Studio.
Raya's workshop was a wonderful experience and very therapeutic. It was fantastic to see our pictures grow and even with some guidance and instructions our pictures were quite different from each other. There was no pressure and plenty of room to be creative. I have learnt so much and feel inspired to rush home and make lots more !
A wonderful day that we both thoroughly enjoyed. It is hard to believe that we have created such lovely pictures! Many thanks to Raya for sharing her expertise in such a professional and relaxed manner.
A lovely relaxed workshop. Raya is very patient and showed us many techniques of working with fibres. I never knew that wool and silks could be used in such a creative way. The end pictures were wonderful. Will come back for further workshops. Thank you very much, Raya!
A really lovely relaxing day! Workshop and clear step by step instructions were perfect for a beginner like me. Raya is a patient, helpful, welcoming and very talented lady. The end result was really lovely, pleasantly surprised and happy with it. Thank you Raya!
What a lovely course. We were made so welcome and the teaching was excellent keeping to each persons individual pace and needs. we came away with lovely pictures and more importantly the skills to continue to paint in felt independently if we wished. Thank you.
Excellent workshop! Well structured and informative. At the end of the great day you got to take home what you made which was a great idea. The workshop was held is an art studio which was warm and comfortable. The day went too quickly. Well Done!
Thoroughly enjoyable day. Friendly welcome, excellent tuition for a total novice with no previous art/craft experience + those with experience. Well structured, great pace. I am totally amazed by what can be created in such short time. Thank you!
I would like to thank Raya Brown for fantastic time we had last Saturday. My friend and I are absolute beginners in felting and wool painting. We were a bit apprehensive at the beginning but the way Raya structured her course made it so easy to learn, enjoyable and relaxing! Raya offers a unique therapeutic way of working with fibres and students enjoy the process well as the end result. My friend and I are so pleased with our wool paintings. Would recommend to anyone.
I have never thought that felt making was so easy and enjoyable! I loved your workshop Raya. Felt making is so therapeutic and I am totally addicted to it now. I am planning to attend a lot more workshops at Magic Wool Studio. Thank you!
Thank you very much for your expert teaching. I had a lovely day-it was nice tackling a new skill. I am looking forward to having another go. I am planning to attend another wool painting workshop with you in February.
Thank you Raya. I had such a wonderful day.
I was a bit nervous beforehand, but now I am the proud owner of a fabulous picture, complete in its frame.
Raya is gentle, patient and experienced teacher and I really think she was so great to bring out the best in me, despite my lack of confidence.
A thoroughly absorbing workshop. I had never worked with wool before and hadn't appreciated what a flexible medium it is. Using fibres to create a landscape and blending the colours was both exciting and refreshing with an amazing and colourful outcome. Raya's patience and skill in demonstrating and teaching was much appreciated.
I am so pleased to have found Magic Wool Studio where the artist Raya Brown teaches a range of skills and crafts. Raya is using her professionalism to guide you through different stages of creating an art work. I was particularly impressed by her knowledge of composition and colour scheme which she passes on to her students at workshops. I feel that I learnt so much within a 6 hour workshop. I am fascinated by wool painting technique and so happy with my wool picture. I'm going to attend more workshops especially felt making classes. I would recommend Raya's classes to anyone. They are suitable for absolute beginners as well as experienced artists.
I thought the workshop was therapeutic. I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Raya proved to be a great host providing us with tea, coffee and cakes all day. It was great to recreate a holiday picture I took of the Devon landscape where I used to go on holiday. Raya showed me how to create this picture using merino wool and other fibres. I was amazed that using Raya's techniques I could create a wool painting. I am so proud of my work and it decorates the kitchen wall in my house. Raya Brown is a professional teacher with lots of skills and experience. I would recommend this course to anyone.
I would not class myself as an artistic person but this workshop gave me new confidence to continue with my artistic side.
What a great way of painting with wool fibres. I never knew that wool could be used to create pictures. Such a unique technique and so addictive. I LOVE IT. I found the workshop very therapeutic and inspirational. I recommend it to anyone. Will definitely come back to learn more wool painting techniques. THANK YOU
I had a great day with Raya at her Magic Wool Studio. I have learnt a Magic Technique of creating a painting with wool fibres. I had never heard about wool painting before the course. I loved it. Raya inspired me so much to make more and more wool paintings. Fantastic experience. Would recommend it to anyone.
Having painted with watercolours for many years, I approached the workshop with more than a little apprehension. How could one paint with wool? Would it be possible to complete a landscape in five hours? My worries were unfounded. Raya is an excellent teacher with endless patience and encouragement. I learned how to build colour and texture using fine Merino wool and completed an autumn landscape which was beautifully framed ready to take home.
Many thanks, Raya, for giving me the confidence to pursue this addictive hobby.
A further workshop is on the cards.
Did not know what to expect but Raya soon made everyone feel at home and we were quickly to work on our creations. Raya is an excellent teacher, engaging and encouraging and provides an excellent choice of wool and frames for use on the course. It was fascinating to see how the pictures evolved throughout the day and lovely to take something beautiful home as a memento. Highly recommended by someone who was a complete beginner!
I spent a great day at Magic Wool Studio with Raya Brown learning an amazing technique of wool painting. Wool painting for me was like making a picture with various fibres. I fell in love with this technique. I would like to say thank you to Raya who inspired me so much to create my work. Raya is a talented and patient tutor who gives clear step by step instructions to help her students achieve great results within a day workshop. I would recommend this course to anyone.
Thank you for the inspirational felt making workshop. I have fallen in love with the magic of felt!
I made a beautiful felted flower brooch which I attached to my bag. I would recommend this workshop to anyone- clear instructions, professional tuition with a creative approach. I am coming back to Magic Wool Studio to explore felting further and make more beautiful things.
It was a wonderful day- very relaxing. We all produced amazing results due to the excellent teacher.
I would recommend this workshop to anyone. Raya spent lots of time with each individual . I will be doing more felting.
Thank you, Raya.
I spent a fabulous Sunday creating a felt cushion cover at her Felt making workshop, I was amazed how it happened, something magical starting with wool fibres and finishing up with a whole cover. Raya was so attentive and intuitive in helping me get the finished look I wanted and I could feel her enthusiasm at my enjoyment of the day - am looking forward to my next lesson - so much to learn - thank you Raya
Had an amazing day today, very relaxed atmosphere. Raya was very helpful and always on hand to offer advice when needed but allowed us time to experiment and learn. My children were very impressed with my finished result and is already hung on the wall! Thank you so much for a lovely relaxing but productive day.
Fabulous workshop! I have really enjoyed the whole process- very therapeutic and beautiful execution of a wool painting with sort natural fibres. Professional tuition with individual approach .
I love my painting and thank you so much to Raya Brown for a great day I spent at your Magic Wool Studio!
Love my poppy field. Thanks so much Raya! I strongly recommend this session, I’m not the most creative person and I came out of the session with a picture I can proudly hang in my house. Great day, great food (at Bevere Cafe) and a fantastically patient instructor.
I have a great day exploring wool painting or wool watercolour technique with an excellent tutor and artist Raya Brown. I loved the therapeutic experience of handling natural fibres and laying them to create new colours and images. Guided by Raya I made a lovely wool fibre painting which is already hanging in my dinning room. I feel like I learnt so much within one-day workshop and going to make another wool painting next weekend. It is a fascinating technique and I recommend every art and craft person to attend Raya's wool painting courses.
Loved the course. Thank you very much Raya.
I never knew I could use wool fibres is such an amazing way! I am a complete beginner in art but following Raya's clear step-by-step instructions I managed to produce a lovely wool fibre picture. I am so proud of it ! I really enjoyed the workshop, found it very therapeutic and relaxing. Would recommend it to anyone. What a great way to spend a weekend!
Thank you Raya for an excellent workshop. I love the new art of wool fibre painting that I started learning with you at my very first wool painting workshop. It is so relaxing, fun and addictive! I have really enjoyed working with natural fibres and creating wonderful colours and textures. I will definitely come to Magic Wool Art and Craft studio again to continue exploring this wonderful Wool Painting Technique.
What a fabulous day! I've enjoyed every minute and have learned so much in one day. Raya is an inspirational Artist and experienced Tutor. She is so full of helpful advice and ideas. I can't believe how much stunning work was produced by the group today. I am so proud of what I achieved and looking forward to my next course with Raya at her studio . Thank you so much Raya
A thoroughly enjoyable day with Raya and girls. Thank you, Raya, for your patience and clear instruction and for the lovely selection of materials you provided, which enabled us all to achieve such beautiful results.
The Bevere Gallery is a good, cosy workshop venue with a great creative vibe and they serve delicious lunches too! At the end of a pleasant day we were all able to frame our pictures and leave with happy smiles and a piece of artwork to cherish!! We will be back, Raya!!
This course was perfect. I really enjoyed every minute of it. Raya is a knowledgeable tutor and a talented artist who inspires you to create fantastic work. I am so pleased with my painting what I completed within
5 hours! I recommend this course to everyone! Thank you Raya. I will be back again!
I had a great day learning an amazing technique of painting with wool fibres! What a great therapeutic experience! I am a complete beginner and I never knew I could create such a lovely work just using coloured strands of wool. Very enjoyable process and a beautiful result. Thank you Raya ! I will be back to learn more about wool painting.
Really had a great workshop in Broad Tower Worcestershire. Made a picture of a poppy field. Was very impressed with the end result as this was my first time doing it.
Would highly recommend Raya.
Can't wait to do some more workshops.
Dear Louise and Dianne. It was lovely to meet you yesterday. I am glad that you enjoyed the workshop. It was a pleasure teaching you! I think your wool paintings look beautiful and you have a good ability in Art. I wish you good luck with your future Art and Craft projects and hope to see you soon at my workshops.
I thought Raya was very professional and inspirational. I really enjoyed the course and met some new friends. I learnt an amazing new technique of creating pictures with wool fibres and made a beautiful 'wool watercolour' which is already hanging in my sitting room. I would recommend the course to anyone!
Two days ago I joined Raya and other participants for my first wool painting. It was a very nice introduction to working with wool fibres in this way and it quickly became an absorbing and relaxing craft. Raya is a very knowledgeable and talented tutor/artist and gave good, clear demonstrations which inspired confidence in making a lovely wool picture of our own choice. Raya also supplied a choice of picture frames. During the course Raya's hospitality provided us with delicious cakes and hot drinks and made the whole experience a pleasure and left me with plenty of creative ideas! I hope to join again for another wool painting workshop. Can thoroughly recommend it!
It was a pleasure meeting you and teaching you! I am so pleased that you enjoyed the workshop and feeling inspired to do more wool paintings! Thank you very much for your review.
I look forward to seeing you again at Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio for more wool painting workshops. Kind regards. Raya
I really enjoyed studying wool fibre painting with Raya Brown who helped me discover an amazing new way of using wool and silk fibres. I was totally absorbed in blending the coloured fibres and shaping them to create some interesting images and effects. Raya's experimental and creative approach to making 'wool watercolours' was inspirational. With Raya's professional guidance I managed to create a beautiful wool painting. Thank you so much Raya! I will be back for the next wool painting course very soon.
Have just completed a sunset picture using wool fibres. As a complete beginner I managed to come home with a picture I’m really pleased with. Really enjoyable experience. Raya was so helpful, knowledgable and really inspiring. The 6 of us that attended was so impressed and we so enjoyed ourselves, that we’ve booked up to do another course in May. Thanks again Raya for a great day
Thank you very much for your review.
I am so pleased that you enjoyed the workshop! I loved teaching all of you! I am so happy I managed to inspire you to produce such lovely wool paintings! I look forward to seeing you in May for the 'Fields with red poppies' wool painting workshop where you will to continue exploring the wool fibre painting technique further.
So inspiring...very professional approach. Very talented tutor with so much to offer. I have attended fundamental art skills and 3 wool painting workshops. Raya is so encouraging..very patient and kind and you just want to keep attending more! I am continuing my artistic journey with watercolours next term. I can recommend these fantastic courses.
This is such a great idea! Fantastic assistance course for Art and Craft enthusiasts! Raya is a very knowledgeable, patient and helpful Tutor. She gives clear step by step instructions and her teaching to tailored to individual student's needs. Her traditional approach to teaching is an asset to the Art Education System. I have enjoyed her courses very much and highly recommend this course to everyone who would like to study Art in-depth.
Thank you very much for you review. I am glad you have enjoyed my courses and you are now producing some lovely Art work. I look forward to seeing you again at my next online course with you. Raya
I cannot believe how far I have come in just a few weeks. Raya Brown not only is a brilliant tutor she is a talented Artist in her own right. I feel really lucky in coming across this fabulous studio!
I was a little unsure about doing interactive art online as I have never done this before. Raya was brilliant as she explained everything so simple to me as if I was at her workshop in her art and craft studio. I thought initially I wouldn't enjoy this online experience as I'm a very much a people person and love being with other people in a workshop environment where we can have a joke and get to know each other. Doing an online Zoom course was surprisingly a great experience as I have met new friends and with Raya's easy to follow instructions I can still do the art I love.
Thank you so much for your comments! I am happy that you enjoyed my interactive course on zoom and found some new like-minded friends through my course. Good luck with your art projects and I look forward to seeing you again on zoom at our interactive online art classes.
I thought the course was great and I could work from home. I have never used Zoom before and Raya made it easy for me. I would definitely attend another Art and Craft course with Raya and I would recommend it to my family and friends.
Thank you so much for your time writing this review.
I am so pleased that learning on Zoom is working for you and you are happy with my tuition.
Look forward to teaching you again online.
I enjoyed the online Art and Craft Zoom course with Raya so much that I have recommended my wife and sister to attend the next course. I have not done art for years but with Ray's expertise I got up to speed quickly. I will be keeping an eye on any other courses she may have be running in the near future.
What a great course! I have just learnt an amazing new technique of painting with wool fibres. This is going to become my new hobby as it is so therapeutic, enjoyable and addictive! I fell in love with this new way of painting with colourful strands of wool and creating amazing new textures and effects! Thank you to the wonderful tutor Raya Brown who posted the kit to me and carefully explained the the process of wool painting using clear step by step online demonstrations and inspirational ideas.